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will meet with governor chris christie to tour parts of new jersey. >>> and closer to home now in alexandria where people fear what sandy could still have in store. high tides are expected on the potomac later this morning raising some concerns of mored intoing. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live in old town with the latest on that situation. >> reporter: good morning. people here in old town standery are pretty used to this. we had ter covering the street yesterday. it is perfectly dry pavement right now. they prepared for it. they are ready for it. and with high tide just a few hours away, as you mentioned think the businesses say they can't clean up the storm preparations just yet. yesterday again, old town alexandria braced for possible flooding of historic proportions. the water came up a few feet. once the wind and rain stopped, there were plenty of onlookers who come to old town to see what sandy had to bring to them. businesses and resident in the low-lying area were well prepared with sand bagged that the city distributed in advance of the storm. >> they close opportunity, raise all th
evacuations. new jersey governor chris christie called the people who stayed, quote stupid and selfish. >>> we know there were mandatory evacuations in ocean city where sandy pack a powerful punch. >> fox 5's lauren demarco is live there now with a look at sandy's impact. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. the biggest thing we've been saying right now is it is just cold and certainly windy. the highest wind gust yesterday up to 58 miles per hour. dim feeling some wind gusts right now as well . it appears the rain is pretty light right now. it comes in bands. it is definitely coming down but it doesn't really hurt you as it whips against you in the wind at this point. we have power right here. we are at 17th street at the boardwalk. downtown, everybody from second street down to the inlet on the bayside and from 11th on the bayside doesn't have power. they shut that power off as a proactive move. pretty cold for those folks. hopefully, not too many people there because the area below 17th street was under mandatory evacuation. we were told some 200 people did stay but then l
. president obama and governor chris christie toured some of the hardest hit areas. >> our hearts go out to the families who have lost loved ones. it is true that because of some good preparation, the loss of life was kept lower than it might have been but for those individual families, obviously, their world has been torn apart. >> new york city was also hit hard. a police helicopter made more air rescues. the subway system is expected to reopen with limited service today. and jfk and newark airports are back hope with limited service. la guardia could follow suit sometime today. we'll all have a live update from new jersey in our next hour. >>> frederick county, maryland was one of the hardest hit areas by superstorm sandy in our area. sky fox flew over that area near the monocacy river yesterday. you can see flooded homes and roads from this vantage point. official tell us the water level at the river has receded and there is no major flooding. >>> the anne arundel county fire department is investigating the death of a contractor who was killed when a tree fell on him. it happened on
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